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  2. Hey guys, wanted to ask you (if you couldn't secure a IB job) what you did instead or what you plan to failure paths IB rejection ...

    63 comments6 Oct 2018 -

  3. Rejection

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    Mod Note (Andy): Make sure to check out the comment inside the post by @M- Weintraub So, it's been a while since I've provided content to this wonderful website (sorry Patrick). But, I figure now would be a good time. I just received a nice &quo ...

    52 comments6 May 2020 -

  4. I have received over 100+ rejections in my career. I feel like both of them are terrible, but I actually prefer a rejection in the mail. Sometimes by phone, you feel like you had a great chance of getting an offer so your hope gets up when a number from N ...

    36 comments6 May 2020 -

  5. So, I didn't end up getting anything with a BB or consulting firm and it looking more and more like I'm probably doomed to be an accountant (at least for a bit until I can transition from an MBA), so I was wondering, is there really any benefit ...

    27 comments6 May 2020 -

  6. You walk out of your superday feeling pretty good about your performance. You start recounting all of the questions you were asked and your amazing responses to said questions. "I nailed this one", you tell yourself. You reward yourself with a l ...

    27 comments7 Jul 2015 -

  7. For those who failed before final-round, probably they'd get the rejection news through an email, but what about the very few who made it to the final, will BB reject them through a phone call/ an email? And normally will they reject the final candid ...

    31 comments24 Dec 2015 -

  8. Today was my last day. It was with a small but dominant real estate agency. Like a lot of you here, I'm a hardworking, driven junior finance major from a Big Ten university with a 3.9 GPA and plenty of ECs. I was looking to really throw myself into t ...

    15 comments6 May 2020 -

  9. This is very discouraging. Im a sophomore and so far I've had two interviews there. Both ended in rejections. First interview went okay. Second interview I thought I nailed it and had it locked in. I know Im only a sophomore but if they don't li ...

    56 comments19 Jan 2012 -

  10. So basically, I had a phone interview with a F500 company last week and I thought I nailed it. I was so confident after that interview that I would get a second round, but then I got a rejection letter from the person who interviewed me. When I called HR ...

    26 comments9 Feb 2011 -

  11. Hi guys, I applied to McKinsey FT online and obviously got rejected, however, I got an email about a month ago saying that they wanted to keep in touch with me and that I just needed to fill out a form. I thought, "why not" and went ahead with i ...

    19 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  12. SA Recruiting at my school is finishing up, I've got no offers and need to regroup. I had 15 first round interviews, about half BBs and half boutiques. My resume is solid (3.85 GPA, 800/740/700 SAT, HF internship, Big 4 experience, Case Comps, etc.) ...

    14 comments7 Feb 2011 -

  13. Ok?

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    OK? And now? IB IBanking offer rejection ...

    12 comments28 Feb 2013 -

  14. Is this rejection?

    Job Search Advice

    When an employer responds to your follow up email with a, "best of luck in your interview process", does that basically mean you were rejected? job rejection ...

    10 comments1 Feb 2013 -

  15. Just got done with an hour phone interview. Recruiter says, "Well we were really looking for someone with 5 years experience doing something completely unrelated to what you do. Sorry about that!" and that's the end. Thing is, they had my r ...

    9 comments23 Apr 2016 -

  16. hi guys......i went through many rounds with one particular firm (3 different phone interviews, lunch interview in ny, and full-day interview in boston).......after all of the rounds i just got a call saying that the other applicants were stronger so they ...

    7 comments6 May 2020 -

  17. rejection etiquette

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    Say you send an email to a person in HR inquiring about the status of your application, and they respond informing you that you've been rejected. Should you send one last email thanking them for their response? Bit of a silly question, lol, but I was ...

    10 comments6 Jan 2011 -

  18. What a great feeling!

    Investment Banking

    Thank you for sending us your application for our investment banking summer internship program. We have finalized our selection process and reviewed your application. However, we have chosen another candidate for the summer position. The internship progra ...

    9 comments19 Mar 2013 -

  19. I had a couple of first-round interviews on campus last week with two BBs and two boutiques. One BB sent me a rejection email the following day, but I still haven't heard back from the others... When I was interviewing for SA positions, I heard back ...

    7 comments11 Oct 2011 -

  20. Suppose you have a guy applying for a full-time who is probably in the 90% of applicants. And say he applied at not every bank, but absolutely at a wide variety of them. It's hard to predict, but for argument's sake, do you think he could get an ...

    6 comments24 Mar 2012 -

  21. Hello, Just received a rejection email for a MM Boutique, just going over the reasons why I got rejected, they said they are not looking for any interns at the moment, I did (break one of your rules) and say I would intern for free- slightly frustrated wi ...

    5 comments15 Nov 2011 -

  22. Rejected

    Hedge Fund

    Does anyone recommend reaching out to the HF PM you interviewed with after being rejected and thanking them for their time? Anybody have experience with following up emails post rejection asking for advice on where you could improve? Just curious how to l ...

    3 comments7 Mar 2017 -

  23. Vetted Candidate?

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    Hey guys, Got a question. I applied online for a research position at a 2nd tier investment bank almost a month ago. I received a signed rejection letter today from the manager of US Research saying that they can not offer me a position at this time, but ...

    3 comments31 Aug 2013 -

  24. That special call

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    Hey Guys, At least in Europe, the banks have blocked numbers so you know that after interviews, when someone calls you from a blocked number, you know that it's that yay or nay call. I got mine two days ago, rushed out of class and people saw me danc ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  25. Hey, found myself in a bit of a pickle.. I applied to a portfolio management role and I'm worried about getting dinged by the HR before they pass on my CV to my contact (MD) inside the firm. I told my contact before applying and he welcomed my applic ...

    2 comments9 Oct 2012 -

  26. Apply for SA if graduate fails?

    Investment Banking

    I was under the impression that if banks rejected you for a graduate role, there wasn't much point in applying for a summer role. However, a top-few just carried forward my (rejected last November) graduate application to a summer internship applicat ...

    2 comments18 Jan 2010 -

  27. As round 1 decisions begin to roll in, many candidates are not receiving the news they had hoped for. While this is no doubt disappointing, do not give up hope. Personal MBA Coach would like to help you develop a strategy to realize your MBA and career dr ...

    1 comment22 Nov 2018 -

  28. NevermindNevermindNevermindNevermindNevermindNevermindNevermindNevermindNevermindNevermindNevermindNevermind MBB consulting rejection tryhards Salary ...

    1 comment20 Nov 2018 -

  29. I had my assessment centre last week on thursday and its currently tuesday- I haven't received any news. Do I still have a chance (no news for 3 days)? I interviewed with UBS sales and trading... UBS assessment centre internship offer rejection Super ...

    1 comment7 Nov 2017 -

  30. Please try to stay calm. The interview is over so there is nothing you can do besides sending the standard thank you e-mails. Depending on the number of positions available, anywhere from 20-80% of the super day interviewees may receive offers later that ...

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  31. Outlook on offer, PE

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    I had a final interview at a PE firm for a financial analyst position exactly two weeks ago. Two days after the interview I was contacted and it was requested that I provide my official academic transcript and two references. The following Wednesday (one ...

    10 Apr 2012 -